STATISTICS

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           The Department of Statistics came into existence on 15-10-1984 with two       sanctioned posts of lecturers. At present there are 3 faculty members in the department offering the following combinations of UG course.

B.Sc., 1. Statistics, Mathematics and Physics (EM & TM)
            2. Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science (EM & TM)
     
Statistics           Dr. G.S. Devasena, Head of the Department, published two research papers. She worked for Andhra Pradesh Telugu Academy Statistics Textbook preparation prescribed for IIIrd B.Sc.  She has also participated and presented papers on various topics of Statistics at national level seminars and workshops. Well-known as an NSS programme officer, she has participated and organized a number of extension activities like awareness programmes on women-related issues like dowry system, violence against women. She participated in National Integration Camps, Winter Adventure camp and Pre-RD Camps in various parts of the country in Kerala and Himachal Pradesh in 2008-2011. She is involved in community service in association with social organizations like the Lions Club and Indian Red Cross Society. In recognition of her services, she was honoured with State Best NSS Programme Officer Award in 2011. The Andhra Pradesh State Government also honoured her with State Meritorious Teacher Award in 2012.

           Dr. B. Venkata Ramudu, who has put up 12 years of teaching experience, has also published 6 research papers in international journals, participating and presenting papers at national seminars/workshops.

           The department, as part of its quality teaching, makes use of models, charts, LCD projector and collection of subject-related news clippings. Class seminars, group discussions, quiz programmes and special guest lectures by university professors also form part of effective teaching and learning.

           The department is maintaining a departmental library with more than 150 books to enable the students to utilize the knowledge resource for their academic advancement. There are two laboratories where advanced scientific calculators are used to enable the students to have good exposure to data collection, sampling technics, statistical quality control etc. The lab is also utilized to introduce to the students the research potential areas like operations research, stochastic processes and statistical quality control. To build-up statistical skills and abilities and expose them to the application part of the subject, the students are encouraged to collect data from various sources including newspapers and analyze it by applying the statistical technics. With this kind of employment orientation many of our students are trained to face interviews, so as to earn placements in reputed companies.

Statistics           The department is also extending academic support to BBM and the PG departments of Chemistry, Bio-Technology and Commerce including the Department of Statistics, S.K. University, Anantapur.
Apart from academic pursuits, the teachers have also taken interest in the matters of advising the students on higher studies and career building, personal and financial including health problems. It has been inculcating interest in the student community a sense of social responsibility.
 
           The department is planning for

  • Introduction of a PG course in Statistics
  • Conduct of a two day national workshop on “Statistical Tools for Physical and Social Sciences”
  • Introduction of Add-on certificate courses with self-employment orientation
  • Working for securing UGC Research Projects

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